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埼 means 'cape'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 2090   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-40    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 5 words   Used in 170 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun
   さい cape
On   
Kun    さき cape   みさき
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One could envy Saitamans. Their prefecture has gorgeous mountains, acres of colorful flowers, icicle displays, and a whitewater river. One city is in a national park and has a Shrine of Wolves, plus maybe a “Mikado” connection. Another city, “Little Edo,” has lovely old buildings and “Candy Street.” However, Saitama is the butt of jokes, especially in a “dissing” manga that’s now a movie!
⿰   ground; earth   strange  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 埼 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 埼 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
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noun
Saitama prefecture (Kanto area)
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Most common form:
noun
small peninsula
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2017  Key to Kanji:

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さい cape   
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キ    strange, curious   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
カ    good, possible, approval   
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hook
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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